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Synonyms for upstage

Synonyms for (noun) upstage

Synonyms: upstage Definition: the rear part of the stage

Similar words: part, portion Definition: something less than the whole of a human artifact Usage: the rear part of the house; glue the two parts together

Synonyms for (verb) upstage

Synonyms: upstage Definition: steal the show, draw attention to oneself away from someone else Usage: When the dog entered the stage, he upstaged the actress

Similar words: outshine Definition: attract more attention and praise than others Usage: This film outshone all the others in quality

Synonyms: upstage Definition: move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: upstage Definition: treat snobbishly, put in one's place

Similar words: do by, treat, handle Definition: interact in a certain way Usage: Do right by her; Treat him with caution, please; Handle the press reporters gently

Synonyms for (adjective) upstage

Synonyms: aloof, distant, upstage Definition: remote in manner Usage: stood apart with aloof dignity; a distant smile; he was upstage with strangers

Similar words: reserved Definition: marked by self-restraint and reticence Usage: was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion-Victoria Sackville-West